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News and Opportunities
Summer Opportunities at the CPI

Spend the summer at the Center on Poverty and Inequality! Summer fellows will have the opportunity to participate in CPI research projects or to join our new Poverty and Technology initiative. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning March 6, 2017.
Celebrate SIF Week

The Social Innovation Fund invests in hundreds of public-private partnerships that deliver high-impact solutions to improve the lives of people in low-income communities. Follow #SIFWeek and @SIFund to learn more about the SIF and its work.
Writing for a Broader Audience

The Ethics Center is partnering with The Conversation to conduct a day-long workshop for graduate students on how to write for a broader audience. The workshop will be held on March 10, 2017 and applications are due by February 15.
Last Call for Applications!

The CPI and Third Sector Capital Partners invite local governments in California, Oregon, and Washington to apply for services under a Social Innovation Fund grant. Grant recipients will receive assistance with data linkage and program evaluation for projects relevant to economic opportunity. Applications are due by February 17, 2017.
Upcoming Deadlines

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America’s Poverty Course
Childhood Development

Harvard professor Jack Shonkoff discusses how poverty gets under the skin in this five-minute video from our online course on poverty and inequality.

Talks and Events
Leveraging Economic Growth for Cultural Vitality

Risa Shoup, executive director of Fourth Arts Block, delivers the second talk in a lecture series exploring the role of artists, curators, gallery owners, and cultural workers in fostering an equitable and just city.

Thursday, February 16, Building 460, Margaret Jacks Terrace Room, 12pm
Disrupting Inequality for English Language Learners

Arizona State University professor Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos explores the educational inequality encountered by low-income, Spanish-speaking students in Arizona public schools.

Friday, February 17, CERAS 101 Learning Hall, 12pm
Nativism, Media, and the Linguistic Map

University of Virginia professor Hector Amaya examines the regulation of Spanish and Spanish-language media in the United States.

Wednesday, February 22, Black Community Services Center, Brandon Room, 12pm
Trust, Truth, and Technology

Stanford professor Jeff Hancock asks whether trust is one of social media’s most serious casualties.

Wednesday, February 22, Cubberley Auditorium, 7:30pm
Strangers in Their Own Land

UC-Berkeley professor emerita Arlie Hochschild reports on five years of field work among white, Louisiana-born Tea Party supporters and Trump voters.

Thursday, February 23, Building 370, Classroom 370, 12pm
The Future of Poverty and Energy in Rural America

Eliza Griswold explores how rural America has long paid for urban America’s energy appetites. 

Wednesday, March 1, Levinthal Hall, 7pm
Moving Beyond Bias in the Workplace

This two-day event on bias in the workplace features a keynote address by Anne-Marie Slaughter and a CEO panel on how inclusion drives innovation.

Thursday, March 2 - Friday, March 3, CEMEX Auditorium
Race, Policing, and Public Health Symposium

This symposium highlights interdisciplinary research on race, law enforcement, and the public health impact of police violence against minority groups.

Monday, March 6, Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, 8:30am
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The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, is partly supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Elfenworks Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation).

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